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husband, 51 years. >>> see you back here at 9:00. >>> good morning. the race is on. president obama and mitt romney criss-crossing the nation over the holiday weekend. the republican challenger touching down in storm-ravaged louisiana, the president headed there next. will it help them sway the undecideds? >>> health scare. officials saying that some 10,000 people who stayed in tent cabins at yosemite national park this summer may be at risk for contracting a deadly virus. >>> and eastwooding. fresh off his performance at the republican convention, movie icon clint eastwood has inspired a new phenomenon, and it's a big hit online today, saturday, september 1st, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm jenna wolfe. and empty chairs across the country have never been so happy before, ever. i mean, empty chairs everywhere are finally getting their time in the spotlight wait until the chair says something. you know who else was almost sitting next to an empty chair? >> here we go
? >> reporter: chicago mayor rahm emanuel, an obama supporter, called romney's statement lip service. >> i don't really give two hoots about national comments scoring political points or trying to embarrass or whatever the president. >> what do we want? >> reporter: as negotiations drag on, frustrations are mounting on both sides and in many households. >> if the strike is off in a week, you're up to speed and you're not too far behind and you don't get a ton of homework, right? >> yeah. >> reporter: and, of course, i guess the only real good news out of this today, matt, is that the teachers and the school board do say that they will continue negotiating, and while they say progress is being made, and they say that each and every day, obviously not enough progress to get these kids back in the classroom. matt? >> kevin tibbles in chicago this morning, kevin, thank you very much. >> want to get a check of the day's other stories. natalie morales is over at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. today marks 11 years since the attacks of september 11th. despite the election looming just weeks
, president obama and the first lady observed a moment of silence on the white house lawn at 8:46 a.m., the moment that the first plane struck the twin towers. the president then attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the pentagon. as we come up to three minutes after the top of the hour, there will be a moment of silence in shanksville, pennsylvania, where united flight 93 crashed as the passengers wrestled the hijackers to the ground. here at ground zero, however, again, the ceremony will go on for several more hours as each of the names, nearly 3,000 in all, will be read individually. the families will take time to visit the new memorial which has been open for a bit more than i year. thousands and thousands of people gathering here every day. again, september 11th marking a time to remember, to grieve and to begin and try to move on. pat? >> ron, that memorial you talk about, we were down there last year at this time as it was really just taking shape. it is truly extraordinary and a very moving experience not only for the family members of the victims but for all visitors, as wel
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